This week at City Hall, October 17–21
This Week In City Hall, a closed session will take place on Monday to consider the appointment and salary of the City Manager and Tuesday the open meetings will vote on approving grants and funds for the Mission Inn, Commodity Boxes and the addition and adoption of titles and chapter to the Riverside Municipal Code in regards to local fire codes.
This Week at City Hall, October 10-14
This week at City Hall, plans are waiting on approvals and final sign offs and Festival of Lights planning is beginning.
Council votes to prohibit encampments in high fire areas
On Tuesday, August 2, the Riverside City Council voted 6-1 to pass an ordinance amending the Riverside Municipal Code, that would prohibit encampments in high fire areas in the city of Riverside, particularly the Santa Ana River bottom.
This Week at City Hall, June 27-28
This week the council will vote whether to submit the Five-Year Plan to Reduce Homelessness to the state for funding; consider a separate program of supportive housing; and vote on a series of contracts for water quality testing and landscaping.
This Week at City Hall: June 21-23
This week the council and committees will consider issues including decarbonization of new buildings, discrimination against formerly incarcerated individuals in housing, the safety of the public water system, and the 2022-2024 biennial budget.
Riverside names fire chief as interim city manager
Moore has served as Riverside's Fire Chief for eight years, guiding the department to higher service standards. The search for a permanent replacement for Al Zelinka is expected to take several months.
Five-Year Plan to Reduce Homelessness will go to City Council for approval
Committee proposal could come in for just under $8.5 million in state's Homelessness, Housing and Prevention block grant funding for 2022-2023.
This Week at City Hall: June 13-15
An action-packed week at City Hall, with a full council schedule plus committee meetings on issues including warehouses and distribution centers, drought-related water use, homeless encampments in the Santa Ana Riverbottom and the search for a new city manager.
This Week at City Hall: June 6-10
Lots going on this week, with a report on water quality, ethics complaints, the distribution of federal entitlement funding, and meetings of the Housing and Homelessness Committee and the Planning Commission.
This Week at City Hall: June 2
The agenda is very light due to the Memorial Day holiday. In a special Thursday meeting, City Council will discuss initiating the search for a new city manager during a closed session, and on Wednesday, staff will recommend changes to some city council procedures.
This Week at City Hall: May 23
The agenda was revised on Friday to include a last-minute resolution about an affordable housing project. The council will also consider the purchase of two police helicopters with Measure Z funding, and the start of the design phase of a long-discussed grade separation at Third Street.
RPU customers offered repayment program for past-due utility bills
Installation of city-wide fiber-optic network planned for 2025
SiFi Networks will install its fiber-optic networking system city-wide at its own cost, estimated at $300,000,000, then sell access to internet service providers for homes and businesses.
This Week at City Hall: May 16
This week the council will look at proposals to install a citywide fiber-optic network by SiFi Networks, provide repayment assistance for utility customers while also lifting the moratorium on disconnecting service for non-payment, an updated presentation on the Biennial budget for 2022-2024, and more.
Council: Consultant will study alternatives to transmission project
Outside consultant will study project over 6-8 months and present findings before work begins on overhead transmission lines.
This Week at City Hall: May 10
On Tuesday, the City Council will hold its annual recognition ceremony of the 25 Most Remarkable Teens in Riverside. Members will also consider adopting new smoking regulations for multi-unit housing, and weigh the purchase of over 12,000 new trash bins for residents.
This Week in City Hall: May 3
Work continues on the general fund and biennial budgets, a grant can help pay for a new RPD service dog, and the Board of Ethics considers amending its current code.
Judge rules against City; Blocks certification of Measure C
Lawsuit by Riversiders Against Increased Taxes successful: Certification of Measure C blocked
This Week at City Hall: April 25
This week the City Council will hear the annual Community Police Review Commission report and consider a new ordinance regarding smoking in multi-housing units. On Thursday, the Planning Commission will review plans for an expansion of the Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center.
This week at City Hall: April 12
Proposed budgets for 2022 through 2024 get reviewed by the Board of Public Utilities and the Board of Library Trustees, and The City Council to consider adding an initiative onto the November ballot.